Broken & Bankrupt: the NRA in 2021

2021 has been a disaster for the NRA, and Wayne LaPierre in particular. From their travels through the court system to answer for its various misdeeds, to the lurid details of mismanagement and incompetence coming out of those court cases, to a diminished balance sheet, to the various forms of extremism it has embraced, to its waning influence in American politics, the past year at the NRA is one Wayne LaPierre and NRA leaders would like you to forget.


NRA Bankruptcy Dismissed After Trial

NRA ON TRIAL: WAYNE’S KINGDOM OF ORANGE JUMPSUITS, GOLDEN PARACHUTES, AND MANAGEMENT BY CHAOS

The NRA viewed bankruptcy as a proverbial get-out-of-jail-free card that would solve all its political, financial, and legal troubles. Instead, the bankruptcy process and the recent trial testimony have irreparably damaged the NRA.


Recent Filings

November 19, 2021

Filing Summary The NRA filed its IRS 990 on November 19, 2021. The regulatory filing discloses a dramatic cut in NRA spending, along with new details about executive compensation and excess benefit transactions. Key Points

NRA v. Ackerman, Texas
August 16, 2021

Breach of contract, fraud, civil conspiracy, and defamation claims against the NRA will proceed to trial.

New York and DC Attorneys General Investigations
August 16, 2021

Revelations from the NRA's failed bankruptcy come back in amended pleadings.